Lessons From the Ebola Front Line

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The dramatic fall in the number of Ebola cases in the three West African countries hit worst by the epidemic in 2014, appears to signal that the disease has been defeated.

Commerical Air Cancellations Quarantine Ebola Supplies

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As of August 25, with our pallets still sitting at JFK airport, there are only two options remaining for commercial air service to Liberia: Royal Air Maroc (with service three times per week from Casablanca) and Delta (which is halting service August 31 ).

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Travel Bans and Stockpiling Can Cripple the Ebola Response Supply Chain

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Many public officials are calling for travel bans from countries most affected by the disease: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Brussels Air – one of two airlines continuing flights into Liberia – had to suddenly halt flights because it was using the airport in….

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

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A shipment of medical equipment that arrived on January 12, 2015, in Monrovia, Liberia, from Miami, US, will enable 25 government hospitals to receive infection control training, helping the facilities which were partially or fully closed owing to the Ebola crisis to recommence regular operations.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Liberia. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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